Best words table

A table helping you to revise the pre-1914 poetry of english literature. It explains the poet's background, structure, story of the poem, techniques and themes.

P.S. Sorry about the blank page at the end, I can't get rid of it.

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`TO `THE `LA BELLE `TO HIS `FIRST LOVE' `SHALL `LET ME `PORPHYRI "BALLAD" "MY LAST "TO A "AMEN"
AUTUMN' FLEA' DAME SANS COY I NOT' A'S LOVER' DUCHESS" MOUSE"
MERCI' MISTRE COMPA
SS' RE
THEE...?
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Poet's John Keats John Donne See `TO Andrew John Clare grew William See Robert Told by word of See Robert Christina
backgroun died young was from a AUTUMN' Marvell up in extreme Shakespe `SHALL I Browning mouth. "PORPHYRIA' Burns was a Rossetti
d of TB. He wealthy was a poverty. He are COMPA eloped and S LOVER" wellknown was born in
used nature family. He politcal wanted to intelligent RE had a happy and London, and
in his was well character. marry a , wrote THEE...?' marriage. accomplishe was one of
poems. educated He was farmer's plays and d Scottish four children
and trained intelligent daughter but sonnets. poet. He of Italian
as a lawyer. and wrote wasn't allowed He was wrote his parents.
poems for to due his social very poems in a After a
fun or position. He successful Scottish serious
political was committed and dialect. illness in
satire. to an asylum wealthy. 1874, she
where he died. rarely went
outside or
had visitors.
Structure 3 stanzas Syllogistic Ballad used Dramatic Simplistic with Sonnet Sonnet One stanza. Ballad form. Single stanza. 8 stanzas, 6 3 stanzas ­
1st and 2nd contains 2 for moralistic monologu 3 stanzas. classic classic lines each. first two 5
postive and arguments storytelling e one love love lines, last 7
celebratory. and a oral history. character poetry poetry lines.
Last stanza conclusion. Cyclical (last speaking format format
an (Legal stanza refers in a (courtly (courtly
acknowledg argument?) back to first poetic love). love).
ement of stanza) voice. Written in Written
death, and admiratio to `the
time n of a dark
passing. man. lady'.

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Story of Keats Poet and Poet/narrator Persuadin Describes Comparat Details Porphyria A woman has A Duke is The poet The poem is
poem describes mistress are addresses g a physical and ive poem the arrives and been seduced by a showing around overturns about ending
and in bed. The knight who tells woman emotional of everlastin tries to cheer shepherd.…read more

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Lov's
careless" imagery Pleading thou not Times
"thou "marriage "let wandr'st foole"
watchest" temple" us\sport in his
"with "sacrilege" us while shade"
patient we may" "this
look" "tear our gives life
pleasures to thee"
with
rough
strife"
Death/Life Sexual love Death Sexual Obsessive love Romantic True love Possessive Seduction Power Nature Time
Themes Time Presentatio Time love love Time love Death Patriarchy Fate Nature
Nature n of unusual Seduction Power Time Death Pride Dreams Death/life
subject Time…read more

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